2013 Hall of Fame voting starts December 1

The Internet Baseball Writers Association of America (IBWAA) begins voting in its fourth annual Hall of Fame election December 1, 2012.

Members receive their 2013 Cooperstown ballots and vote by email through December 31, with both one-year and lifetime members eligible to participate.

Craig Biggio, Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Mike Piazza, Curt Schilling and Sammy Sosa appear on the ballot for the first time, with prominent holdovers including Jeff Bagwell, Mark McGwire, Jack Morris, Dale Murphy, Tim Raines and Lee Smith.

Barry Larkin, who while being enshrined via the official election by the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) did not receive the threshold 75% in our vote, remains on the ballot for 2013.

Election results will be announced Monday, January 7, 2013.